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Intel invests $32M in Israeli SSD startup

Intel today announced it has invested $32 million in an Israeli start-up that is about to release an SSD product based on consumer NAND flash but that is...

NAND flash sales up, prices down

The sale of new tablet PCs and smartphones with solid state storage technology is compensating for weak demand for memory cards and USB flash drives.

Verbatim announces new Store 'n' Go Clip-it USB drive

Verbatim has announced the $20 Store 'n' Go Clip-it USB flash drive, which can do double duty as a paper clip.

Super Talent intros $14 8GB USB 3.0 flash drive

Memory maker Super Talent Technology introduced its lowest-priced USB 3.0 flash drive, the Express Duo, which sells for $14 for 8GB of capacity and $29 for a 16GB drive.

Intel, Toshiba, Samsung team to shrink chip circuitry

Three big NAND flash competitors have formed an unlikely alliance to develop the smallest semiconductors in history.

PhotoFast to sell MacBook Air flash storage upgrade kit

Taiwanese-based PhotoFast on Thursday announced its new GM2 SFV1, an upgrade kit for the MacBook Air. The kit allows owners of the new 11-inch MacBook Air to upgrade from the standard 64GB or 128GB flash storage to 256GB.

Is the MacBook Air a peek into the future of laptops?

Much more than a "$999 netbook," the new MacBook Air might well be a harbinger of things to come in the world of mobile computing. Here's a look at three innovations to watch out for in future laptops.

MacBook Air could foretell death of laptop hard drives

Analysts say Apple's backing and declining prices of SSDs could convince consumers and CIOs that hard drives aren't always needed.

Samsung starts production of densest NAND flash memory

Samsung is now mass producing the industry's first 3-bit-per cell, 64Gbit NAND flash chip, which uses circuitry that's about 14 percent smaller than before.

iTunes 10.0.1 updates Ping, more

Apple released an update to iTunes 10 on Friday, which makes some big changes to how the software's Ping music social networking portion works.

SanDisk releases postage stamp-sized SSD

SanDisk today announced what it is calling a new category in solid state drives, an embedded SSD that uses a SATA interface and has throughput that peaks at...

Lexar's 128GB Echo SE flash drive features backup software

Lexar on Tuesday released a 128GB version of its Echo SE USB flash drive. About the size of a typical USB flash drive, the 128GB Echo SE is $500.

LaCie XtremKey survives heat, cold, pressure, water

LaCie's newest flash drive, the XtremKey, has a hardened construction that can handle extreme heat, cold, pressure, and is watertight up to 100 meters.